festive makers house, december 2019

Hosted by Milliken.

5 Berry Street, Clerkenwell | London EC1V 0AA

To apply use this link —-> (Opens MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019)

open call : DESIGNERS & MAKERS

[APPLICATIONS FOR THE NEW TALENT PROGRAMME - NOW CLOSED.]

About

Makers House was founded to create exciting platforms for designers and makers to show and sell their work, outside of the homogenous trade-show box.

This year we will hold our second Christmas pop-up shop at Milliken in Clerkenwell: we’re holding an open call looking for established designers and makers to join us.

Core to our values is making our shows exciting for our visitors with talks, workshops and demos giving an insight into the process behind the product. We also believe it is really important for us to help our designers make the most of each opportunity.

How does it work?

This Christmas selling season we’re inviting applications from designers and makers who have been in business a minimum of 2 years, to take part in our December showcase event and pop-up shop at Milliken, in the heart of Clerkenwell, London. We believe this isn’t just a pop-up shop, this is an opportunity to grow your network by joining the Makers House community, share knowledge and experiences with us and other designers, and really make the most of this Christmas selling opportunity.

The Christmas package will include:

  • We’re offering a 1:1 session with either founder Georgia Bosson or business development consultant Jenny Parker to help you identify those details which can help you make the most of the opportunity, be it your photography, presentation, packaging, website or something far more niche.

  • There’ll be a community meet-up, giving you the chance to meet and greet our other designers, sharing knowledge and experience, and grow your network.

  • As standard you will also get: a profile on the Makers House website, the opportunity to include your products in the online shop, and benefit from our promotion, newsletters and social media.

  • Presence in the Christmas week-long pop-up shop at Milliken in December. This in the heart of Clerkenwell, centrally located, and will be run by Georgia and Jenny (no cold market stalls here!).

How much?

  • The fee is £120 inclusive of all of the above: 1:1 preparatory session, community meet-up, promotion, inclusion in the online shop and the week-long pop-up at Milliken.

  • Commission on sales is 30% reduced by 5% for each day you assist in the shop (to a minimum of 20%).

  • Delivery of stock end of November, collection after the event (and before Christmas!).

  • At the end of the show we let you know your sales totals and request an invoice, which is paid on receipt.

How do I apply?

  • Applications open Monday 9th September and close Friday 27th September 2019.

  • We ask you to tell us in no more than 300 words a little about the process behind your product, and why you think Makers House would be right for you.

  • Please include 4 - 6 photographs of your work, describing the material, process and retail price.

  • To apply use this link —-> (Opens MONDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019)